Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith

Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith Author Eve Tushnet
ISBN-10 1594715424
ISBN-13 9781594715426
Year 2014-10-20
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Ave Maria Press
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Winner of a 2015 Catholic Press Award Gender Issues Category First Place In this first book from an openly lesbian and celibate Catholic widely published writer and blogger Eve Tushnet recounts her spiritual and intellectual journey from liberal atheism to faithful Catholicism and shows how gay Catholics can love and be loved while adhering to Church teaching Eve Tushnet was among the unlikeliest of converts The only child of two atheist academics Tushnet was a typical Yale undergraduate until the day she went out to poke fun at a gathering of philosophical debaters who happened also to be Catholic Instead of enjoying mocking what she termed the zoo animals she found herself engaged in intellectual conversation with them and in a move that surprised even her she soon converted to Catholicism Already self identifying as a lesbian Tushnet searched for a third way in the seeming two option system available to gay Catholics reject Church teaching on homosexuality or reject the truth of your sexuality Gay and Catholic is the fruit of Tushnet s searching what she learned in studying Christian history and theology and her articulation of how gay Catholics can pour their love and need for connection into friendships community service and artistic creation

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Gay and Catholic

Gay and Catholic Author Eve Tushnet
ISBN-10 1594715424
Release 2014-10-20
Pages 224